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With nearly all other retailers open and their tenants disadvantaged, the local Shoppings are working towards opening the last week of this month. The major obstacle to opening is that the mall owners are pleaing for the government to supply them with a "sanitary protocol" despite the decision to close having been made by the mall owners themselves acting in concert.
For the third time in history, the block reward for miners on the Bitcoin network has halved.
Last night the headquarters of the "Dirección contra el Tráfico Ilícito de Drogas" in barrio Prado was hit by a "molotov bomb" which damaged at least four vehicles. No injuries were reported. One of the damaged vehicles was privately owned. The rest were government cars.
No Bus Service In Montevideo Tomorrow For Commie Labor Day "Celebration" - New York City Ends Overnight Subway ServiceThursday, April 30th, 2020
Urban bus lines in Montevideo will not be running tomorrow per the Intendencia in order to allow celebration of Commie Labor Day. Several suburban lines will be running at "emergency" frequency. The Frente Amplio left Uruguay with a 10.5% unemployment rate in February 2020 before the virus panic crisis started this past March 13th, and the Frente still retains control of the Intendencia. (more...)
The Executive Committee of the Colorado Party is meeting tomorrow over what to do with the Mayor of Rincón de San Valentín. Mayor Tabaré Leiva was detained on suspicion of cattle rustling. He has since been indicted on charges of internal arms trafficking while the possibility of further charges related to the cattle rustling are in play.
The Executive Committee is expected to refer the case to the Colorado Party's ethics committee.
The urgent consideration law to remove constraints placed on the Uruguayan economy by 15 years of Frente Amplio governments has arrived in Parliament. If the Colorados and Cabildo Abierto don't sink it, Uruguay should remain positioned to emerge from the present hysteria relatively well.
The large Supermarket chains are set to begin mandating customers wear masks covering the mouth and nose to enter their stores beginning Friday. The Asiafication continues.